Featured Brooklyn real estate listing: Historic $8.9 million mansion


BROOKLYN, NY — This week’s featured real estate listing in Brooklyn is a lavish, $8.9 million 19th-century Park Slope mansion that’s one of the most expensive homes in the borough.

  • Address: 838 Carroll St, Brooklyn, New York
  • Price: $8,995,000
  • Square feet: 8200
  • Bedrooms: 8
  • Bathrooms: 7 bathtubs
  • Built: 1887
  • Features: The historic Remington House mansion is now sold! This magnificent neo-Romanesque, built in 1888 and designed by CPH Gilbert, epitomizes the modern revival of Park Slope. The historic townhouse has undergone a complete renovation and been restored to its former glory. At 32 feet wide, this is a true mansion. Currently converted into an opulent quadraplex with garden apartment perfect for use as an in-law or au pair suite. The quadraplex consists of 6/8 bedrooms, 4 sumptuous bathrooms, 4 powder rooms and 13 wood-burning fireplaces. The junior unit is composed of 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms with an open kitchen, a living room, a dining room. The main quarters are complemented by a formal dining room, living room, family room, den/library and laundry room. Complete master suite on the 3rd floor with private sitting room, custom closets and an opulent master bath with fireplace, steam shower and freestanding tub, all covered in Calacatta marble. Original details have been retained at almost every possible corner: fireplaces, pocket doors, decorative plasterwork and coffered ceilings, moldings and mahogany inlaid oak flooring are just a few of the amenities which were able to be reborn in the hands of master restorers. The garden is surrounded by cedar and cypress fences. There is also a setup for a full outdoor kitchen. This triple-sun-flooded home is in turn-key condition and includes a state-of-the-art security system, new roof, new mechanicals, plumbing and electrical, and a fully restored facade. Taxes are $45,504 annually.

This listing originally appeared on realtor.com. For more information and photos, click here.

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